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Drop-in Volleyball

Ages 14-Adult
21 Wednesdays, 8:15 PM–10:00 PM 

Start Date: January 30
Members: FREE; Non-members $10
Recreational volleyball is scheduled for pick-up games.

Individuals and teams welcome, emphasis on fun, fellowship, skill development and exercise. Please come out and join the fun! Drop in every Wednesday and have a fun night of playing volleyball. All skill levels are welcome!  Pre-registration is not required but before you play, please check-in with the Welcome Desk.

 

Basketball Elite

Ages 13-18
9 Tuesdays, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Start Date: January 29
Class will not run on February 19
Members: $200; Non-members: $225 / Gymnasium

6 Tuesdays, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Start Date: April 30
Members: $130; Non-members: $150 / Gymnasium

Basketball Elite offers advance training, skills, drills and game play to help players continually progress and enjoy high-level basketball. Not only do we work on core skills – we also develop each player’s “basketball I.Q.” so that skills and strategy become embedded together. Participants will gain the tools and confidence to compete in organized basketball here at the JCC and beyond.

 

American GoJu Karate

Ages 5 – 18

 

Progressive Karate Instruction; White & Blue Belts (Beginner)

16 Mondays, 4:00 PM-4:45 PM
Start Date: January 28
Class will not run on: February 18, April 15, April 22, May 27
Members: $360; Non-members: $415 / Gymnasium

17 Wednesdays, 4:00 PM-4:45 PM
Class will not run on: February 20, April 17, April 24
Start Date: January 30
Members: $380; Non-members: $435 / Gymnasium

 

Progressive Karate Instruction; Yellow & Green Belts (Advanced Beginner/Intermediate)

16 Mondays, 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Start Date: January 28
Class will not run on: February 18, April 15, April 22, May 27
Members: $360; Non-members: $415 / Gymnasium

17 Wednesdays, 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Start Date: January 30
Class will not run on: February 20, April 17, April 24
Members: $380; Non-members: $435 / Gymnasium

 

Progressive Karate Instruction; Purple & Brown Belts (Advanced)

16 Mondays, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Start Date: January 28
Class will not run on: February 18, April 15, April 22, May 27
Members: $360; Non-members: $415 / Gymnasium

17 Wednesdays, 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Start Date: January 30
Class will not run on: February 20, April 17, April 24
Members: $380; Non-members: $435 / Gymnasium

 

Progressive Karate Instruction; Black (Advanced)

16 Mondays, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Start Date: January 28
Class will not run on: February 18, April 15, April 22, May 27
Members: $360; Non-members: $415 / Gymnasium

17 Wednesdays, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Start Date: January 30
Class will not run on: February 20, April 17, April 24
Members: $380; Non-members: $435 / Gymnasium

Led by American GoJu Karate’s Director and Chief Instructor Sensei Bob Chillemi, this progressive martial arts program teaches children the art of self-defense. The emphasis is on developing the individual’s self-awareness and positive self-esteem. By teaching skills and self-discipline that encourage personal excellence, this training leads young hearts and minds to develop respect and strong values. Additional fees for uniform and belt-testing payable directly to instructor.

 

Krav Maga

Ages 16 – Adult
13 Sundays, 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Start Date: February 10
Class will not run on Feb. 17, Feb. 24, April 7, April 21
Members: $310; Non-members: $350 / Mind-Body Studio

Krav Maga is a military self-defense and fighting system developed for the Israeli army; it incorporates techniques from Boxing, Wrestling, Aikido, Judo, Karate and more.

Led by Krav Maga expert and experienced educator, Gil Woodbridge, our IKM Krav Maga classes for adults and teens provide participants with a real work-out and development of meaningful self-defense skills.

 

JCC Maccabi Games

Steven Weisbrot
Teens (Ages 13 to 16)
Maccabi 13-16; Jr. Maccabi 11-12; Mini Maccabi 9-10
Maccabi: $2595; Jr. & Mini Maccabi: $215

August 4-9, 2019, Detroit, MI
July 28 – August 2, 2019 Atlanta, GA
May 5, 2019 Jr. & Mini Maccabi, Philadelphia, PA

The JCC Maccabi Games® are an Olympic-style sporting competition held each summer in North America and is the second largest organized sports program for Jewish teenagers in the world.

They have won the gold, the silver and the bronze. They come from Westchester, Long Island, Manhattan and New Jersey to form the Shames JCC Maccabi delegation which competes against other Jewish athletes from all over the United States and internationally. In this Olympic style sporting event, the Shames team fields Jewish boys and girls aged 13-16 years old who play basketball, soccer, hockey, swimming, tennis and volleyball.   There is also Maccabi Artsfest, for teens who enjoy theatre, dance, cooking, and visual arts.  The games serve a larger purpose than athletic competition; they promote teamwork, community involvement and pride in being Jewish. There’s also Junior Maccabi for 11-12 year olds and Mini- Maccabi for ages 9 and 10.

Maccabi summer games 2019 will be held in Atlanta and Detroit, Artsfest will be in Detroit and Junior Maccabi will be in Philadelphia. Recruiting begins in January.  For informational meetings and tryouts, contact Maccabi Director Steven Weisbrot at sweisbrot@shamesjcc.org or call 914-645-5978.

Mike Pearson

Director of Sports & Recreation

(914) 366-7898 x1142

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